Jaakko Kaminen is the CEO of Woodly Oy, a deep tech company developing a new, sustainable type of plastic-based on wood. He joined the company in 2017 as the first worker to build the innovative technology concept and transform it into a real business case.

Woodly and their journey have been thoroughly covered in both Finnish and international media. At the same time – with the boom of interest in sustainability, headlines about the dangers and drawbacks of fossil-based plastics.

To tackle the global plastic problem, Woodly is on a mission with its material innovation and scalable business model.

With over ten years of experience in driving growth of new businesses, team building, marketing, commercialization, and entrepreneurship, Jaakko leads Woodly Oy with a steady hand.

Sessions with Jaakko Kaminen

14:00 - 14:15

15 mins


Accelerating Positive Change By Redesigning Plastics

A session on a new, sustainable type of plastic with the potential to help save the environment.


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